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Leeds Trinity University

Computer Science with Foundation Year in Computing

UCAS Code: I190

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

32

GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or 4 or above

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2021

Subject

Computer science

The Foundation Year in Computing is for you if you want to study our degree in Computer Science but do not have the required entry requirements to do so, or don’t yet feel ready to begin degree-level study. This four-year pathway offers an alternative route into university, allowing you to begin your studies with an initial full-time Foundation Year.

This one-year period of study aims to develop your academic skills and confidence as well as introduce you to key concepts, debates and skills that will inform your second, third and fourth years of undergraduate study.

Our Foundation Year is for you if:

• you do not have the right qualifications for a full degree;
• you feel you are not yet ready for degree-level study;
• you are returning to study and feel you need some help to get up to speed with the demands of learning before embarking on a degree.

Upon successful completion of the foundation year, you will be able to progress to Level 4 of the Computer Science BSc (Hons) degree.

Modules

Academic skills and studying with confidence: You’ll develop skills such as using electronic resources, planning and note-taking, communication skills related to essay and report writing and delivering presentations. You'll learn how to manage your time, how to prioritise and how to manage stress, and you'll become more confident in engaging with collaborative learning, debates, discussions and critical reflection. Project: You’ll study an area of interest related to your chosen future specialisation. You’ll work individually on your project (e.g., written report, presentation and oral examination, film, blogs) with feedback and support provided throughout, helping develop your self-confidence. Principles of Coding: With this module, you will learn the basic skills, general principles, concepts and rules of coding and apply them to design, development and testing of simple apps. You will also be introduced to the fundamentals of market-led design and take part in coding exercises and workshops to deliver a product for assessment. Principles of Web Development: With this module, you will focus on back-end web development, design and functionality through a series of workshops, producing code for a website using HTML, CSS or JavaScript. You will explore social media integration, data capture, cyber security and testing procedures with student-led demonstrations, before completing a project design brief for assessment.

Tuition fees

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£9,250
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£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Leeds Trinity University

Department:

Computer Science

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